Ashkhan Candey > CANDEY > London, England > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Litigation: Corporate & Commercial


With business nous Ashkhan provides legal and commercial direction to his clients and has a long track record of successive wins and major settlements in the High Court and International Arbitrations.

Ashkhan has full rights of audience as a Solicitor Advocate of the Supreme Court in England. He has been called to the Bar in England and admitted as a Solicitor Advocate (non-practising) in the British Virgin Islands (Supreme Court of the Eastern Caribbean).

Approachable and very commercial Ashkhan is repeatedly instructed and recommended by his clients because he understands and is in touch with their needs. He always seeks to empower clients and is a plain speaker who gets straight to the point. He primarily acts for entrepreneurs and multinationals.


Trained K&L Gates; qualified 1999; Tarlo Lyons (2000-2009); partner, CANDEY (2009).




King’s College School, Wimbledon; Exeter University (Law LLB 2:1); Nottingham Law School (Diploma in Legal Practice).



Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: mid-market

(Hall of Fame)

Ashkhan CandeyCANDEY

Committed to getting great results for clients‘, boutique practice CANDEY consistently acts for both large corporations and entrepreneurs in major shareholder and joint venture disputes; and it regularly assists with disputes involving the CIS, US, British Virgin Islands and Cyprus. In London, most of the firm’s work is predominantly in the High Court, but the team’s experience also includes appearances in the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court. Managing partner and ‘amazing‘ litigator Ashkhan Candey has a particular interest in lawyers’ rights and access to justice; ‘exceptional lawyerAndrew Dunn is a specialist in shareholder disputes; and Muhammed Haque KC is sought out for significant company and commercial disputes. The track record of senior solicitor Mei Wong includes acting for corporations and high-profile individuals in company-related disputes, particularly minority shareholder and boardroom fallouts.

London > Dispute resolution > International arbitration

Very strong litigation and arbitration boutiqueCANDEY mostly acts in cross-border matters, particularly in relation to the CIS, US, BVI and Cyprus. The group is jointly led by managing partner Ashkhan Candey and Andrew Dunn, who has knowledge of the LCIA, ICC and HKIAC rules. The practice further comprises ‘outstanding lawyerJames Collins and Yuri Botiuk, who acts in strategically significant mandates. International commercial arbitration specialist James Glaysher recently joined as partner from Akin Gump LLP, where he was counsel.